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Sledge-Lit: Christmas literature Festival

Last Saturday Quad hosted Sledge-Lit, Edge-Lit’s ¬†Christmas vacation. Edge-Lit is an event celebrating the genres of Fantasy, Science Fiction and Horror. With panel discussions, book launches, workshops and the chance to mingle with some fabulous authors, Sledge-Lit was a vibrant look at the alternative side of publishing. 91 more words


If College were free, would textbooks cost more?

Free college. The idea is whispered like an incantation in student government meetings and dorm rooms across the country. An education without crippling debt. Surely a pipe dream, but a beautiful one none the less, right? 405 more words

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As you may have heard, the Oxford English Dictionary made this emoji the word of the year. 282 more words


Make Cover! : Interview with Publisher Adele Wearing

As a freelance illustrator I know the difficulty of always being on the look out for the next commission, or even the opportunity of one. I’ve been designing book covers for about 3 years now, mostly for independent authors, but this year the… 1,079 more words


Ballad of a Hero - Kate Tempest

Back when I was at university at Warwick in 2013 I went to a series of slam poetry events called Wordsmiths & Co. Here is… 328 more words

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Bookbyte Local: Why Oregon Students Have the Best of Both Worlds

If you are an Oregon resident (or at least are a student in Oregon), we have great news for you. If you want to avoid shipping costs for your online textbook orders, you have two ways to do so. 227 more words

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Should Literary Journals Charge Writers to Read Their Work?

In her essay in The Atlantic, “Should Literary Journals Charge Writers Just to Read Their Work?” Joy Lanzendorfer laments the fact more and more literary journals are charging writers from $3.00 to $25.00 to progress unsolicited submissions. 344 more words

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